Medical marijuana

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

State Senate OKs New Regulations For Calif. Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

The measure is intended to restrict dispensaries that federal prosecutors say had grown out of control in California, where voters first supported legalizing cannabis to treat illness in 1996.

05/20/2013

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Supreme Court Allows Cities To Ban Pot Shops

California’s highest court has ruled that local governments have legal authority to ban storefront pot shops within their borders.

05/06/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney Threatens Forfeiture Of Pot Club Properties Near San Jose Schools

Several San Jose landlords who own properties where medical marijuana dispensaries are located are being threatened with property forfeiture.

05/02/2013

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Concord Bans Outdoor Medical Marijuana Growing

The Concord City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to ban all marijuana cultivation outdoors after about four months of discussion and debate.

03/27/2013

Students at Oaksterdam University in Oakland check out the Autospense medical marijuana vending machine. (CBS)

Marijuana Vending Machines Popping Up At California Pot Clubs

Vending machines are commonly known for dispensing snacks and sodas, but machines dispensing medical marijuana have created a buzz among California dispensaries.

03/20/2013

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SF Assemblyman Introduces Bill To End Marijuana Rules ‘Chaos’

State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano introduced a bill that would turn licensing and regulation of medicinal marijuana dispensaries over to the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

03/19/2013

Police at the scene of a hostage standoff at a marijuana growing operation at a warehouse on the 2100 block of Jennings Ave., March 6, 2013. (CBS)

Suspects Identified In Standoff At San Francisco Pot Grow

San Francisco police on Thursday identified four men who were arrested after allegedly trying to rob a marijuana growing operation in the city’s Bayview District on Wednesday.

03/07/2013

Police at the scene of a hostage standoff at a marijuana growing operation at a warehouse on the 2100 block of Jennings Ave., March 6, 2013. (CBS)

4 Arrested In Standoff At San Francisco Pot Growing Operation

Four suspects are in custody after a six-hour standoff Wednesday morning at a building in San Francisco’s Bayview District that houses a roughly 1,000-plant marijuana-growing operation.

03/06/2013

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Oakland Loses Bid To Block Feds’ Action Against Marijuana Club

A federal magistrate in San Francisco Thursday dismissed a lawsuit in which the city of Oakland was seeking to block a U.S. government bid to forfeit the property rented by California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary.

02/14/2013

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California High Court To Decide On Local Pot Shop Bans

The state’s highest court is scheduled to hear arguments Tuesday on whether local governments can ban retail pot dispensaries within their borders. About 200 cities and counties already have, but this will be the first time the California Supreme Court entertains the question.

02/05/2013

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